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Old 01-28-2016, 04:53 PM
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Hey guys,

I'm currently testing some Tannoy Kensington GR's, using McIntosh MC1100 and MC2301's to drive them. My previous speakers were also horn driven - klisch RF 7 II's. I must say the Tannoy sound bigger, relax and still with a nice bass... My question is, with my setup, is it worth to look at sonus faber amati futura's?

Needless to say i love tube, relax, laidback sound

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Old 01-28-2016, 05:29 PM
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Both Tannoy and Sonus Faber make wonderful speakers. If you are looking for a darker, more relaxed sound, I would suggest looking into the older SF speakers... Their newer generations per say are more neutral and modern sounding. The older Homage line on the preowned market is where I would look. I miss my Guarneri Mementos. Perhaps the owners of the newer generation can chime in and prove me otherwise. It is just one man's opinion after all.
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Very nice set up. If I were you I would look at the Canterbury and don't look back. As other post the older SF's fit your taste but not so much on newer model.
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:18 PM
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The Amati futura are the darkest and most laidback speakers i heard to date. While i have the SF Aida, my dada has a pair of Amati futura and loves them!
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Luk,
While this is clearly blasphemy in a Tannoy thread.....
I've been enjoying my SF Amati Futura's driven by MC 2301's and a C500t.
They make beautiful music together. Nicely detailed while still being laid back.
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Lol nice setup!
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Tanoys and sonus fabers are the most beautiful speakers brands.
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